United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Georgia

Highlights
Highlights
In Focus: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
In Focus: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

As countries implemented lockdown measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus, violence against women intensified. At the same time, legal, health and social support services became limited and less accessible. For the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (25 November to 10 December 2020), UN Women’s Generation Equality campaign is amplifying the call for global action to bridge funding gaps, ensure essential services for survivors of violence during the COVID-19 crisis, focus on prevention, and collection of data that can improve life-saving services for women and girls. More

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    COVID-19 exacerbates women’s vulnerabilities and gender inequalities in Georgia

    To document how women’s and girls’ lives are changing in the face of COVID-19 and ensure that gender considerations are properly addressed in COVID-19 preparedness and response efforts by national and international partners, UN Women conducted a rapid gender assessment (RGA) of the COVID-19 situation in Georgia. More

  • The free e-course in Georgian provides key and useful information to interested individuals about gender equality and the issues that are relevant to women’s rights; Photo: UN Women

    Electronic course launched to raise awareness on gender equality

    It is impossible to achieve gender equality and to respect women’s rights without raising public awareness. To that end, an electronic course developed through the joint initiative of the Public Defender of Georgia and UN Women represents an important step taken towards this direction. More

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Women’s Empowerment Principles for more empowered women

Take a look on how the implementation of Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) has changed lives of women in business companies in Georgia. Promoting and implementing WEPs is one of UN Women’s most important goals through the project “A joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia”, funded by the Government of Norway.